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1. What is a Deed Poll?

A Deed Poll is a legal document that concerns one person and it is only signed
by that person. A Deed Poll binds the signatory from the date of signing it.
Today, Deed Polls have only one generally accepted meaning, that is, a change
of name. They are more correctly known as a Deed of Change of Name.
A Deed Poll for a change of name contains three declarations and by signing the
Deed Poll you are committing yourself to:

1. Stop the use of your former name;
2. Start using your new name only;
3. Requesting everyone to address you by your new name.

With a Deed Poll, you can change your surname, add names, remove names or rearrange your existing names. You can change your name at any time.

Please note that a Deed Poll cannot be used to get your birth certificate changed to your new name.

2. Who can apply for a Deed Poll?

You can apply for a Deed Poll if you are a Singapore citizen or Singapore permanent resident.

To change your own name by Deed Poll, you must be at least 21 years of age. If you are under 21 years of age, one of your parents can apply for a Deed Poll on your behalf.

3. Are there any restrictions on names?


Please note, we will not accept an order for a Deed Poll that includes a name that we consider vulgar, offensive or unsuitable, may result in others believing you have a conferred or inherited honour or title, for example, a change of first name to Datuk, Datin, Tan Sri, Tun, Sir, Lord, Lady, Baron, Baroness, Count, Earl, Countess, Duke or Duchess.

Other than the above restrictions, you can change your forenames, surname (or both), add names, remove names or rearrange your existing names. You can change your name at any time and for any reason.

4. Is a Deed Poll registered anywhere?

Yes, at the NRIC office.

5. Why do people change their name?

Here are the most popular reasons for people changing their name by Deed
Poll in Singapore:

1. To add on a Christian or western name to one’s NRIC.

2. People who simply hate their names.

3. Transsexuals who wish to change their name after a sex change.

4. Artistes who want to change their name.

5. Feng shui or good luck reasons.

6. Are your Deed Polls accepted by the Singapore NRIC office?

A: Yes, our Deed Polls are accepted by the Singapore NRIC office.

7. How much does it cost to change my name?

A: Our fee for one DeedPoll pack is $95.00.

8. Are there any other fees payable after I pay for my Deed Poll?

A: Yes, the only other expense you will have is the cost of getting your
NRIC reissued in your new name at the NRIC office. Their charge is $60.00.

9. Do I need to inform everyone that my name has changed?

A: Yes you do. A non-exhaustive list of government departments, companies
and organisations that you need to notify is included in your DeedPoll pack.

10. Do I need to inform them in writing?

A: Yes. We will provide you a sample letter for your use in your DeedPoll pack.

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